Dr. Richard Scartozzi

Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
Danbury, CT
18 years experience male

Locations

Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons

Danbury, CT

Address

69 Sand Pit Road, Suite 101, Danbury, CT
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My office hours

Saturday: 8:00AM - 12PM
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Practice website

Fax

2037786238

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Cigna

ConnectiCare Health Plans

First Health Group Corporation

Medicaid

Medicare

MultiPlan, Inc

Oxford Health Plans

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

Greater Waterbury Retina

Prospect, CT

Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons

New Milford, CT

About

Bio

Dr Richard Scartozzi, MD, FACS, FICS, FAAO, FAPCR, CPI, specializes in diseases & surgery of the retina & vitreous including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, macular holes & puckers, retinal detachments & tears, eye floaters, complications of cataract surgery, uveitis, retinal vascular occlusions, sutureless vitrectomy surgery, macular eye vitamins, etc. as a Practice Partner at Danbury Eye Physicians & Surgeons. Principal investigator for several retinal clinical trials including the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net). Clinical Instructor at the Yale School of Medicine. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new hea

Specialties
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Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

878 Answers
822 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: The cornea (front window of the eye) focuses most of the light that enters the eye, and then the lens inside the eye focuses the rest before the light ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Many causes: There are many causes: macular degeneration or other inherited macular dystrophies, infection, inflammation, etc. You must see or ask a retina special ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
No one for now: This is in its earliest research stages and is not approved for any eye disease currently.

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Nov 5, 2012
Great feed back and knowledgeable physician. Stimulating responses to a variety of health related issues. I recommend Dr. Scartozzi without reservation.
Nov 3, 2012
Keep up the great work. Great answers. Looking forward to supporting you and building your reputation. Ron (Oral surgeon, orlando).
Dr. Scartozzi is a good Dr..He take care of patients with compassion , love , dedicated and knowledgeable
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you your answers were very helpful for me I was just diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes still trying to adjust and learning what to eat an
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I completely agree! Some things are not worth the money! I would rather be happy then be in horrible work situations!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have not had any light flashes since sat. So I am waiting . The floaters seem to have calmed down

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

Wills Eye Hospital

Awards

Clinical Instructor, Yale School of Medicine
Manuscript Reviewer, Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging journal
Manuscript Reviewer, Ophthalmology journal

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
American Society of Retina Specialists, Member
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